R. P. Blackmur correspondence concerning Henry Adams
Chiefly letters by American literary crititc R. P. Blackmur to Louisa Hooper Thoron regarding Henry Adams.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
Letters in MS Am 1750.2 may not be published without the permission of Ms. Ward Thoron.
Extent.5 linear feet (1 box)
Chiefly letters from Blackmur to Louisa Hooper Thoron, niece of Marian "Clover" Adams, regarding Blackmur's research and writings on the latter's husband, Henry Adams. Includes letters to Thoron from others concerning Blackmur's research on Adams, as well as from friends and family members. Also includes two letters by Henry Adams and seven letters from Thoron to Henry Adams.
Biographical / Historical
Blackmur was an American literary critic.
Organized into the following series:
- I. MS Am 1750: Correspondence concerning Henry Adams
- II. MS Am 1750.1: Papers concerning Henry Adams
- III. MS Am 1750.2: Correspondence by and concerning Henry Adams
Immediate Source of Acquisition
64M-199. Gift of Mrs. Ward Thoron, 191 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1965 March 31. In memory of Richard Blackmur and of his deep interest in Henry Adams.
64M-221. Gift in memory of Richard Blackmur and of his deep interest in Henry Adams of Mrs. Ward Thoron, 191 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1965 May 26.
65M-194. Gift in memory of Henry Adams of Mrs. Ward Thoron , 191 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, Massachusetts; received: 1966 June.
- Blackmur, R. P. (Richard P.), 1904-1965. R. P. Blackmur correspondence concerning Henry Adams, 1838-1951: Guide.
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